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Some San Diego Farmers Shut Off Water In Prolonged Drought

March 20
Midday Edition
By Susan Murphy
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San Diego’s 4,000 farms have been hit hard from drought — not because they have run out of water, but because water is squeezing their budgets.

Town Hall Explores How California Community Colleges Can Build A Stronger Workforce

March 18
By Dwane Brown
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Leaders from San Diego colleges and businesses talked about the opportunities available for students.

Deportees Seek Work In Tijuana After Decades In U.S.

March 18
By Jean Guerrero
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A rising number of deportees in Tijuana have lost hope of returning to the U.S. and are trying to find permanent jobs in the border city. Most of them were living in the United States illegally.

Former Navy Corpsman Gets Wish Of A Lifetime In San Diego

March 17
By Dwane Brown
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Robert Mountz, 85, visited the USS Midway 60 years after serving on it.

Downtown San Diego Construction Fueling 'Urban Renaissance'

March 17
By Claire Trageser
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Some 2,100 homes are under construction in downtown San Diego, with another 4,000 approved. Hotels and offices also are being built as part of the recent building boom.

City Heights Celebrates Affordable Housing Renovation

March 13
By Dwane Brown
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The City Heights Community Development Corporation partnered with Wakeland Housing & Development Corporation to renovate 10 properties in the City Heights neighborhood.

Napolitano Says UC Tuition Hikes Won't Affect Neediest Californians

March 13
Evening Edition
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In an interview with KPBS, University of California President Janet Napolitano talked about enrollment caps, UC funding and her National Peacemaker Award.

La Jolla Symphony And Chorus Creates Berlioz Splash Zone

March 12
By Angela Carone
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The La Jolla Symphony and Chorus takes on the challenge of performing Hector Berlioz's "Requiem" and gathers more than 300 musicians to make it happen.

Santa Fe Depot Celebrates 100 Years In Operation

March 11
By Dwane Brown
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The Santa Fe Depot — also called Union Station — was built 100 years ago to help bring people to the 1915 Panama-California Exposition at Balboa Park.

Artificial Insemination Used To Help San Diego Panda

March 11
By Dwane Brown
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San Diego Zoo officials use modern medicine in hopes panda will produce more offspring.

David Bennett Named General Director Of San Diego Opera

March 11
Midday Edition
By Angela Carone
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The Gotham Chamber Opera leader has been named the new general director of the San Diego Opera.

Turning San Diego's Electrical Grid Into 100% Renewable Energy

March 10
By Claire Trageser
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Mayor Kevin Faulconer wants to make the city of San Diego's electrical grid use only renewable energy by 2035. Getting to 100 percent would likely involve something with the bulky name “community choice aggregation.”

California Small Farm Conference Opens In San Diego

March 9
Midday Edition
Evening Edition
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The annual conference is hosting small farmers and ranchers at the San Diego Marriott Mission Valley. The ongoing drought is high on the list of topics the conference aims to tackle this year.

Suicide Prevention Gets More Attention In San Diego County

March 9
By Kenny Goldberg
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Suicides have become a major public health issue in the United States. Each year, more people nationwide die from suicides than from car crashes.

Black Student Justice Coalition Leader Reacts To Racial Profiling Reports

March 6
By Dwane Brown
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Local student group hopes to end what they perceive as racial profiling in San Diego.